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Olive Oil Immersion Tour

  • 6days
  • Greece

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Olive Oil Immersion Tour (Guided)

Are you ready to take over your health and introduce Mediterranean nutrition to your life?

Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) | Olive Harvest | Olive Oil Tasting | Cooking Class | Walking in ancient grove | Healthy living | Natural Wine | Organic Plant-Based meals

Th team has joint their forces and their 40 years of collective experience, to offer a unique opportunity to metamorphose your food to the absolute pleasure and health defense. We can transform you to an excellent conscious plant-based cook while mastering the number one ingredient of Mediterranean diet: extra virgin olive oil. Experience hands on the transformation of the olive to a premium extra virgin olive oil from an ancient farm to bottle. Master three Greek olive oil varieties, learn all the secrets about food pairing and cooking with extra virgin olive oil and turn it to the star of your dishes. As Hippocrates, let nutracutical evoo be your medicine, adopt healthy evoo habits that will boost your immune system and protect your health forever. Walk and connect with nature and meditate on current concerns about humanity and our relationship with planet Earth. And since Mediterranean is not only about nutrition, immerse yourself to the slow lifestyle of Greeks.

What's included?

  • Food & drinks
  • Entry or admission fee
  • Olive picking, olive oil, and olive tasting
  • Farm to table cooking class
  • Natural soap making with olive oil
  • Visit an olive mill, tour of the olive oil museum, tour of the organic farm
  • 5 nights’ accommodation
  • 3 meals per day (organic breakfast made from eumelia's organic products, lunch, and dinner).

Not included: 

  • Flights
  • Tips/ gratitudes
  • Insurance

What do I need to bring?

  • Walking Shoes, Hat, Rain Jacket, Boots if possible

Your stay: 

Your stay is a unique regenerative agritourism & ecotourism farmstay  accommodation. Stay and experience our organic farm or visit us for the  day. Enjoy olive oil tastings, wine tastings, farm to table cooking classes. Taste our famous zero kilometer starlit organic dinners. We host tours on olive oil, wine and gastronomy. We are natural wine & organic olive oil producers. Guests participate in olive picking, grape harvest & other agricultural activities. Join our yoga retreats as well as workshops and events for well-being or host your life event.

Our  organic farmstay is designed along the principles of biodynamic farming  & permaculture and our hotel facilities use entirely eco-friendly  materials and eco-technologies, making eumelia the most ecological & green, farm and hotel in Greece.  We recycle, create compost, use geothermal heating, solar water heating  and recycle water with the natural root method. Located in the  Peloponnese, in the region of Laconia near the village of Gouves, we  welcome guests from around the world throughout the year.

The team:

Two leaders in the field of Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Oleotourism & Agrotourism join their forces to bring a unique experience.

The Farm is a unique regenerative agritourism & ecotourism farm that hosts tours on olive oil, wine and gastronomy. It has been awarded for the hotel and product design, sustainability and eco consciousness and culinary experience. It has been featured in hundreds of international media outlets like NYT, The Guardian, Condé Nast Traveler, National Geographic Traveler, Travel & Leisure Magazine, Wine Enthousiast, Food & Wine Magazine.

Certified Olive Oil & Olive Sommelier Kalamata Olive Oil Taste Laboratory T.E.I. Peloponnese. Speaks English, Italian, French, Greek

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  • Day 1

    Arrival

    Arrival at Eumelia farm. Welcome farm to table dinner. The chef will prepare for you an organic and zero-kilometer meal. Eumelia’s organic vegetables are combined with local delicacies and form a unique gastronomic experience

  • Day 2

    The transformation begins

    • Organic homemade handmade breakfast, including some of eumelia’s specialties such seasonal pies, freshly handmade bread with and infusions with wild herbs from the farm.
    • Sustainability tour of the organic farm and guesthouse, learn and come in contact with the Greek agricultural landscape. The aim and wish are to establish a sustainable example of an ecotourism / agrotourism / education / culture space that receives, entertains and educates visitors as well as the local population on issues such as environment, environmental technology, organic farming methods, alternative health, sustainability, self- sustainability, and progressive educational tools.
    • Olive picking, join our picking crew and learn how to prepare the harvest nets, pick the olive trees and get the olives ready for the olive mill. Meet the perennial olive trees that age more than 2000 years - you can even hide in their trunks!
    • Lunch
    • Olive Oil tasting: Why EVOO is the superior category of olive oil? Learn all the secrets of the green gold of Greece, how to distinguish a fresh extra virgin olive oil and how to store your olive oil properly. -High phenolic EVOO massage ( 4 participants ) – Free time: After a tiring day relax your muscles with qualified physiotherapist and of course nourish your body with nutraceutical EVOO infused with wild herbs of the farm.
    • Farm to table dinner and wine pairing from our curated list of natural wines of Greece

  • Day 3

    Encounter our ancestors

    • Organic healthy handmade breakfast.
    • Ancient Sparta: Guided tour to the ancient civilization world known for discipline, endurance and minimalism.
    • Greek Olive Oil and Olive Museum A tour of the Olive Oil Museum in Sparta, one of nine in the world, learn how ancient Greek made olive oil and how it has evolved in the last 4-5 thousand years.
    • Lunch in En Hatipi: Taste the local slow food culture and try recipes that date back to antiquity.
    • Take a guided tour of the olive mill, witness the whole process of making olive oil and taste fresh olive oil with toasted bread.
    • Farm to table dinner and wine pairing from our curated list of natural wines of Greece

  • Day 4

    The Mediterranean living immersion

    • Organic healthy handmade breakfast.
    • Olive Oil Tasting: Master 3 Greek varieties and how to pair them with food (Cristina)
    • High Phenolic EVOO massage ( 4 participants ) – Free time
    • Lunch
    • Farm to table Cooking class & EVOO health tips: Local cuisine with a twist, healthy and conscious cooking with EVOO. Learn all the secrets of the local Laconic gastronomy with the guidance of the farm chef. Pick fresh eatable wild greens from the farm and learn to prepare filo dough and make the famous local pitas. - “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”-Hippocrates-

  • Day 5

    Nature goods last forever

    • Organic healthy handmade breakfast.
    • Kalamata Olive Harvest - shorting and curing: The art of preserving the fruits of nature.
    • Picnic in the grove: eat as humble as a field worker
    • Olive Oil Soap making: Nourish your body with evoo, make it last forever. Experience firsthand how to make your own natural soap. Select the herbs of your choice, combine them with organic extra virgin olive oil from our farm and make your personal soap bar with the natural cold method.
    • Table olive tasting: The different varieties and styles of Greek table olives.
    • Farm to table dinner and wine pairing from our curated list of natural wines of Greece.
    • Outdoor cinema

  • Day 6

    Departure

    • Organic healthy handmade breakfast. - Departure

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Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Oct 25 2024 Oct 30 2024 - Single rooms 2,150€
Double rooms 2,150€

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